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Foundation
Prerequisites

Prospective Major Commanding Officers (0-6) who typically have 20-25 years of commissioned service and have attended the Prospective Commanding Officer Leadership Course, en route to their second Command tour will attend the one-week Major Command Leadership Course in Newport, RI.

Pre-Reading

NAVAL LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS CENTER COURSE ASSIGNMENT SHEET

Major Command Pre-Reading Assignments
(Click on "Assignment" in left column to start the assignment)

"Exemplary Conduct Statute"

"All commanding officers and others in authority in the Naval Service are required to show themselves a good example of Virtue, Honor, Patriotism and Subordination; to be vigilant in inspecting the conduct of all persons who are placed under their Command; to guard against and suppress all dissolute and immoral practices, and to correct, according to the laws and regulations of the Navy all persons who are guilty of them; and to make all necessary and proper measures under the laws, regulations and customs of the Naval Services, to promote and safeguard the morale, the physical well-being and the general welfare of the officers and enlisted persons under their command or charge."

10 U.S. Code 5947

Article 1131, Navy Regs

Assignment 1 Ch 8 Navy Regulations, the Commanding Officer
Assignment 2 Ch 11 Navy Regulations, General
Assignment 3 Navy SORM 3.1.1 and 2 the Commanding Officer and Executive Officer plus 5.1.47 REQUIRED READING FOR OFFICERS
Assignment 4 Charge of Command
NOTE: Readings are linked to the most up to date references. Periodic changes are distributed via Navy Administration (NAVADMIN) or All Navy (ALNAV) messages. These include, but are not limited to, the below:

Navy Regulations Interim Changes http://doni.daps.dla.mil/US Navy Regulations/ALNAV Interim Changes.pdf

Command Authorities Ashore Changes (important change as of Nov 11) http://www.public.navy.mil/bupers-npc/reference/messages/Documents/ALNAVS/ALN2011/ALN11074.txt

Be prepared to engage in class-wide discussions on the above.